Two days ago this image appeared on twitter explaining the very recent action by Caroline Lucas who is the MP for Brighton Pavilion. The connections relating to this Bill that she wrote about are available on the Parliamentary website which is here. If we visit that page there is the opportunity to link onto the Bill document which is here. As the Parliamentary website explains, the first reading of this Bill took place at 9.54am on Thursday the 22nd of September 2022 and the second reading of the Bill is currently proposed to take place on Friday the 28th October 2022. The link to a list of what is due to happen on that day can be obtained from here and according to that page there are a number of Bills that are proposed by the Parliament arrangement. The first three of them on the list are as follows:
- Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill: Second Reading – Yasmin Qureshi Private Members’ Bills
- Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill: Second Reading – Sally-Ann Hart Private Members’ Bills
- Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Amendment) Bill: Second Reading – Caroline Lucas Private Members’ Bills
There are then two more Bills proposed by Chris Stephens who is the SNP MP for Glasgow South West and then four proposed by Christopher Chope who tends to dominate the private members bills and then a second one is listed from Caroline Lucas which is
Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill: Second Reading – Caroline Lucas Private Members’ Bills
Let us hope that both of these Bills do get read and indeed it will be interesting to see the Child Support Collection Bill from Sally-Ann Hart.